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from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Nautical, a V-shaped barrier or breakwater, from 1 to 2 feet or more high, erected on sea-going vessels forward of the foremast, to shed water coming over the bows.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Naut.) A channel at the end of a deck to restrain the water.

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